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"Proud to work for Corning"

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Corning, NY
Current Employee - Administrative Assistant in Corning, NY
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Work/Life Balance - time off for appointments, family issues, etc.
Goalsharing - annual compensation based on goals met
Salaries in line with comparable jobs in area - although pay range bands are fairly vague in determining potential salaries.
Bonuses are offered as incentives to refer friends and family to apply for jobs at Corning.
The people are great - it is exceedingly rare to find a 'bad apple'

Cons

Not as much chance for advancement as I would like.
Often candidates are identified before a job is posted.
Extra effort is not always rewarded or even recognized.

Advice to Management

Keep up the good work

Other Employee Reviews for Corning

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Corning great place to work but, has pitfallsx"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Computer Systems Engineer in Wilmington, NC
    Current Employee - Computer Systems Engineer in Wilmington, NC
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Scientifically top of industry. Corning will train employees fully in their jobs. They are great about time off when needed and have a nice goal sharing plan. Their health and dental insurance are good, vision not so much. Their 4012K and pension packages are also nice. Corning has a complete New Employee Orientation that takes a couple of weeks to complete and is full time, even if you are transferring to a new position you are required to go through NEO. Also if you are hired and need an updated techinical skill they will make sure you get that training.

    Cons

    In the IT department women don't advance. All of middle and top management is men. I have also yet to have any career counseling from my supervisor I had to go outside my department. Also pretty sure that inside the IT department women and men aren't paid the same. I believe that on an average the men make more money then the women, and are promoted at a higher rate. Not sure about the other departments or at the corporate level but, it is definetly happening in IT on a plant level. The band level of employees is not clear also.

    Advice to Management

    Promote women inside IT and choose supervisiors on people and technical skills. Also there should be a set standard in hiring, if someone has been working in a field for a certain amount of time they should be hired in at the same level as someone else. Women and men should be treated equally.


  2. "Development Engineer"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Corning full-time

    Pros

    - Polite culture
    - Internal education: Corning Learning Center, Mentorship
    - Fundamental curiosity and understanding
    - Travel arrangements are decent
    - Formal and predictable, has traditions
    - Collaborative environment
    - Lots of laboratory space

    Cons

    - Older workforce
    - Hierarchal management
    - Resistant to change / slow-moving at times

    Advice to Management

    - Recognize the busy, hard-working individuals
    - Encourage continued secondary education with tuition reimbursement

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